BtVS Rewatch 2012-2013; One Gifset Per Episode
➞ 2x19 - I Only Have Eyes for You
Giles: To forgive is an act of compassion, Buffy. It’s not done because people deserve it, it’s done because they need it.
Buffy: No. James destroyed the one person he loved the most in a moment of blind passion. And that’s not something you forgive. No matter why he did what he did. And no matter if he knows now that it was wrong and selfish and stupid, it is just something he’s gonna have to live with.
Xander: He can’t live with it, Buff. He’s dead